Jay Bhanushali, born on 25th December 1984 is an Indian television actor, model, host, and dancer. Jay started his career as a television actor with his show , Dhoom Machaaode Dhoom in which he played the character of Varun Bhaskar. He got his first big show when he was spotted and selected by Ekta Kapoor for the role of Neev Shergill in the daily soap Kayamath which was aired on Sony Television. The role won him laurels as well as many awards. He won Indian Telly Award for Fresh New Face - Male, Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and many other awards for his role. He went on to host various shows like Dance India Dance and participated in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 2. Jay made his Bollywood debut with the film Hate Story 2 in 2014 in the role of Akshay Bedi, he went on to star in Desi Kattey in 2014 and in Ek Paheli Leela in 2015.